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A CRISPR Picture Emerges on European Union GMO Directive

A European Court ruling widely interpreted to mean that all gene-edited organisms are GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) may not be as prescriptive as many...

Draft French Decree on Mutagenesis Breeding, Consequent Draft Lists of Banned Herbicide Tolerant Rapeseed Varieties: A Saga History Of Interpretations

A legal challenge to the French interpretation of EU Directive 2001/18/CE on GMOs In December 2014, nine NGOs challenged the transposition of the EU...

Allergenicity Assessment of GM Plants: Stakeholders to Support Working Group

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is setting up a stakeholder consultative group to support its upcoming work on the allergenicity assessment of genetically...

Counseil D’Etat: Certain Organisms Obtained by Mutagenesis Must Comply with GMO Regulations

Seized by associations and unions, the Council of State judges that the organisms obtained by certain mutagenesis techniques must be subject to the regulations...

EU Calls for Study to Justify 2018 Legislation on Gene Editing

In 2018, the landmark decision by the European Court of Justice changed the way gene editing technology should be treated under EU law. The...

Rothamsted Responds To New PM’s Pledge On GM Crops

Statement from Professor Achim Dobermann, Director and Chief Executive of Rothamsted Research, in response to PM Boris Johnson’s pledge yesterday “…to liberate the UK’s...

Europeans on Today’s Food Issues: New EU-Wide Survey Came Out On First World Food Safety Day

Two in 5 Europeans take a personal interest in food safety and only 1 in 5 say it is their main concern when choosing...

Gene Edited Food Imports Into EU Will Be Almost Impossible To Spot

European law currently requires food packaging to be labelled GM if more than 0.9% of any one ingredient is genetically modified. But Rothamsted’s Professor Johnathan...

Uganda Parliament Passes GMO Bill

The Parliament of the Republic of Uganda finally passed the Bill designed to provide a regulatory framework for the safe development and application of...

You’re Not Welcome Here

We are living in a new Dark Age in Europe where innovation and technology are being rejected at an alarming rate. While reactionary pressure...